Harlem’s Wynonie Harris, A Blues Shouter, Rhythm-And-Blues Singer, Who Inspired Elvis Presley, 1915 – 1969

Harlem‘s Wynonie Harris, August 24, 1915 – June 14, 1969, was a blues shouter and rhythm-and-blues singer of upbeat songs, featuring humorous, often ribald lyrics and inspiration to Elvis Presley. Continue Reading →

Mavis Staples, Rare Essence, Robert Cray, And More At Blues Fest The August Wilson Center

The August Wilson African American Cultural Center (AWAACC) announced the complete lineup today for the fourth annual Highmark Blues & Heritage Festival, returning live and in person. Follow Harlem World Continue Reading →